This list represents many of the relationships that SSA has with field agencies in the Chicago area. This list is not exhaustive.

For more information, please contact Nancy Chertok at 773.702.1178.

Sample Clinical Field Education Sites

Sample Social Administration Field Education Sites


Sample Clinical Field Education Sites

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center—Department of Psychiatry Inpatient Unit

Aging Care Connections

Alternatives, Inc.

Barr-Harris Children’s Grief Center

Center on Halsted-Second Year Clinical

Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center

Chicago House

Chicago Public Schools Office of Special Education and Supports

Chicago Women’s Health Center

Children’s Research Triangle—Clinical Therapy Program

Columbia College Chicago—Student Counseling Services

Community Consolidated School District 21

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago—Outpatient

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago—Recovery Point

Evanston Township High School

Federation for Community Schools

Gallistel Language Academy

Gary Comer College Prep Noble Street S. Campus (Charter High School)

Heartland Health Outreach—Mental Health and Addiction Services

Hinsdale Family Medicine Center

Howard Brown Health Center

Hyde Park Neighborhood Club

Institute for Juvenile Research

Jesse Brown V.A. Hospital

Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS)

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County-Department of Trauma

Juvenile Protective Association

Live Oak, Inc.

Lorene Repogle Counseling Center

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls

New Trier High School

Niles North High School

Noble Street College Prep

Northwestern Memorial Hospital—Department of Case Management (Clinical)

Northwestern Memorial Hospital—Stone Institute of Psychiatry Outpatient

PCC Community Wellness Center—Behavioral Health

Perspectives Charter School IIT/Math and Science Academy

Perspectives Middle Academy

Pillars (also known as Fillmore Center for Human Services)

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago—Inpatient

Rush University Medical Center—Health and Aging

Skokie School District 73 1/2

Thresholds Rowan Trees

Turning Point Behavioral Health Center

University of Chicago Charter Schools—North Kenwood Oakland Campus (Community Schools)

University of Illinois Chicago Family Clinic, Institute on Disability & Human Development

Veterans Resource Center

Westlake Hospital—Medical


Sample Social Administration Field Education Sites

Asian Human Services—Social Administration

Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago

Chicago Center for Violence Prevention at Chapin Hall-Social Admin

Chicago Child Care Society (Administration)

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Chicago Foundation for Women

Chicago Jobs Council

Erie Neighborhood House—2nd year social administration

Feeding America, formerly America’s Second Harvest

Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission

International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA)

Latino Policy Forum (formerly Latinos United)

Mandel Legal Aid Clinic

Marjorie Kovler Center for Survivors of Torture

Ounce of Prevention Fund (The)

Polk Bros. Foundation

Prevent Child Abuse America

U of C Hospitals—Department of Medicine

University of Chicago Crime Lab

University of Chicago—Global Health Initiative

US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, Chicago Regional Office

Year UP Chicago


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Jeri Laureano

Jeri Laureano, AM '83

“We do our best every day to provide our clients with opportunities to build a better life. We have former clients who now work at ChildServ, making money so that they can support themselves and their family. I think that says a lot about who we are at ChildServ.”